|Evolved Virtual Creatures|
This narrated computer animation shows results from a research project involving simulated Darwinian evolutions of virtual block creatures. A population of several hundred creatures is created within a supercomputer, and each creature is tested for their ability to perform a given task, such the ability to swim in a simulated water environment. The successful survive, and their virtual genes containing coded instructions for their growth, are copied, combined, and mutated to make offspring for a...
Keywords: evolution; computer graphics; animation; physical simulation; creatures; locomotion
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|Man Evolving - The Open Mind|
Guest: Salk, Jonas Theme: Science
Downloads: 5,828 (8 reviews)